Acer fabri is a tree.
Acer fabri was described by Henry Fletcher Hance in 1884. The name is considered as validly published.
Acer fabri is a species in the genus Acer which contains approximately 230 to 296 species and belongs to the family of the Aceraceae (Maple Family). The type species of the genus is Acer pseudoplatanus.
Acer fabri is deciduous. The leaves are opposite. They are petiolate and have palmate venation.
Flowers and Fruits
Acer fabri produces five-stellate flowers.
The trees produce schizocarps.
Trees small, usually ca. 1 m tall, andromonoecious Bark brownish gray Branchlets slender, glabrous Leaves persistent;... Petiole 1-1.5 cm, slender, glabrous; leaf blade abaxially pale green, adaxially dark green, oblong, lanceolate, oblong- oblanceolate, or elliptic, 4-11 × 2-3.5 cm, leathery, abaxially glabrous, rarely with tufts of hairs at vein axils, adaxially glabrous, midvein raised, lateral veins 4 or 5 pairs, base acuminate or obtuse, undivided, margin entire , apex acuminate or shortly acuminate. Inflorescence erect, paniculate, glabrous or pubescent. Sepals 5, oblong, slightly pubescent. Petals 5, purple, obovate, shorter than sepals. Stamens 8, glabrous. Ovary glabrous. Fruiting pedicel 1-1.5 cm, . slender, pubescent or glabrous Fruit brownish yellow when mature; nutlets convex, ca. 5 mm in diam .; wing red, including nutlet 2.5-4.8 cm × 8-10 mm, wings spreading obtusely Fl Mar-Apr, fr... Sep.
Mixed forests, valleys;. 500-2000 m Guangdong, Guangxi, Guizhou, Hainan, Hubei, Hunan, Jiangxi, Sichuan, Yunnan [Vietnam].